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Converting Supervisor

Description

Unpack your potential and grow with Pratt Industries - full-time year round jobs with a growing manufacturing company in the sustainable packing industry! A company that cares, Pratt Industries is looking for new talent to join our family.

Why Choose Us?

At Pratt Industries, we care about our employees by providing secure jobs, a safe work environment, and many supportive benefits. By investing in employees, we are able to offer growth opportunities to build a thriving, lifelong career.

Perks of Pratt?

  • Paid Holidays from DAY ONE
  • Insurance benefits and wellness reimbursement program within ONE MONTH of hire
  • 3 Months: MONTHLY Gainsharing Bonus & 401(k) with match
  • 12 Months: FULL tuition reimbursement and PAID childbearing and parenting leave

Summary:

Supervise approximately 2 – 30 people in the daily routine of producing quality corrugated products in a safe, productive manner with minimum waste.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain quality, efficiencies, and production levels set by management.
  • Establish high morale within your department by showing fairness, consistency, and an interest in employee problems.
  • Maintain inventories of sheets, inks and other converting supplies.
  • Coordinate with your supervisor and Maintenance Manager on any repairs or preventive maintenance done in the department.
  • Enforce the corrective action procedures when applicable and conduct meetings with the violating employees and union representative.
  • Conduct weekly Production/Safety meetings with departmental personnel.
  • Implement, maintain, and support all company policies and procedures, including safety program and good housekeeping.
  • Directly supervises all employees assigned to the department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws including the following: training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; conflict resolution; team building; coaching and leading employees to improve; addressing complaints and resolving problems; documentation; and setting an example of superior behavior, attitude and performance.
  • Additional duties may be assigned by management.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two years prior supervisory experience.
  • Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
    • Prior work experience in the corrugated industry.

Necessary Skills

    • Leadership Skills
      • Time management
      • Crisis management
      • Teaching, training, and coaching
      • Interpersonal communication
      • Employee relations
    • Language Skills
      • Able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
      • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
      • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • Mathematical Skills
      • Able to read a tape measure with speed and accuracy.
      • Able to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, measurement, volume and rate.
      • Able to apply concepts of high school math.
    • Technical Skills
      • Equipment design and capabilities that can be translated into efficient operation. This also supports the supervisor's role of teacher and trainer for his/her personnel.
      • Cost issues in order to make daily decisions that will reduce overall costs and will help the supervisor find areas that require improvement.
      • Quality standards
      • Regulatory requirements including but not limited to wage and hour requirements, environmental and waste minimization, company policies, and personnel requirements including OSHA, DEQ and EEO.

Physical Demands

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
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